Co-op Reflections

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Words from Within: A Conversation with SFU Alumnus

Co-operative Education

"I wanted to give students practical tips on 2 different things. How being SFU alumni can help you secure a job. How staying involved with the SFU Alumni Association is a mutually beneficial relationship." - Travis Wong, BBA '09

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Diary of a Marketing Co-op: Why is Everything Late?!?

Telus

In the next entry from our marketing co-op she contimplates her love of deadlines and fast paced changes, then how it all went out the window. Join her as she re examines the fluid nature of deadlines.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 4680 reads | 0 comments
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Following CAFCE #coopweek on Twitter

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CAFCE's #coopweek Twitter contest received tons of great responses from co-op students across Canada, sharing why they love Cooperative Education. Read on to see what co-op can do for you (maybe you'll even see yourself.)

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Website & Writing Experience as a Communication Student

Co-op Reflections

As Communication students, we learn about the history of media and major theorists. Upon graduation, most of the job openings we encounter may require us to have more technical skills, something not necessarily taught in Communication courses. This was my reality when I was accepted into the Web Department at Canucks Sports and Entertainment  for my first work term.

By: Nicole Freeston 6616 reads | 0 comments
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Life After Co-op Series: Connecting Local and Global Experience

Global Agents for Change

Christina Wu finished a joint major in Business and Communication at SFU and is now working as a Communications Coordinator for the BC Council for International Education. She sat down with us to share her rich Co-op experiences and how they played a significant part in developing the skills and connections she has today.

By: Melissa Chungfat 5676 reads | 0 comments
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Jesse Faltus: A Co-op Student's Success Story

Technology & Innovation

Meet Jesse Faltus, a Computing Science student convocating this June. He has successfully completed three co-op work terms, and had a blast doing so! Read all about his experiences and why he recommends joining the co-op program.

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Diary of a Marketing Co-op: Site Visit

Telus

Time flies. Our marketing student has already been on her co-op term for over two months, which means it's time to book a meeting room, fill out some forms on goals and achievements and arrange for a site visit.

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Diary of a Marketing Co-op: Work Found Me

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Part two of the Diary of a Marketing Co-op series looks at the adjustments our marketing co-op went through as she suddenly found herself going full speed ahead, and the learning curve suddenly went vertical.

By: Elizabeth Moffat 4534 reads | 0 comments
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Co-op Australia: Working for YMCA and Health by Design

Melbourne

Wondering what it's like to work on the other side of the hemisphere? Stephanie Hendy shares with us her international co-op experience working as a health and fitness instructor and personal trainer in Australia.

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Barbados: A Day in the Life of an Audit Intern

Barbados

Business Student Lee Wu spent his Co-op work term as an audit intern in beautiful Barbados. Read about his experiences - both in the office and on the beach.

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